UPDATE | Two shot dead in KZN including ANC councillor candidate

ANC KZN provincial spokesperson, Nhlakanipho Ntombela speaks to #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG  - The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has confirmed the killing of its ward councillor candidate Siyabonga Mkhize.

He was shot on Friday evening in Cato Crest in eThekwini.

READ: Crime in SA | 3 ANC members shot dead in Inanda

According to paramedics, two people were killed and two others wounded.

ANC Provincial spokesperson Nhlakanipho Ntombela says details are still sketchy at this stage.

Ntombela says the party will visit Mkhize's family on Saturday.

The country is gearing up for Local Government Elections on 1 November, with several politically motivated killings having already occurred.

Three women were gunned down in September outside an ANC branch meeting in Inanda.

In addition, ANC councillor Tshepo Motaung was shot in Mabopane in Pretoria, also in September.

Watch the video above for more details.

An ANC councillor candidate has been shot dead in KwaZulu-Natal. He was a candidate for a ward in Cato Crest in Durban and was killed. #eNCA senior Reporter, Dasen Thathiah, has more #DStv403


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